US Popularity:12272
Meaning:The male descendant of the dark hero
An Irish boy’s name, Dooley comes from the Gaelic surname Dubhlaoich. A moniker with a touch of mystery, it means “The male descendant of the dark hero.” It’s most popularly known for being shared by the funny character Mr. Dooley, who is featured as a fictional Irish immigrant bartender in the work of humorist Finley Peter Dunne. Dooley also has a connection with the Irish word dubh, which means dark or black. If you’re looking for something with an air of intrigue, Dooley dances with shadows.

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